Predicting Earthquakes We sort through the data of the most monitored earthquake in history -- the Parkfield quake -- which shook parts of California last week. Will the data collected from the recent quake lead to better quake prediction?
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Predicting Earthquakes

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We sort through the data of the most monitored earthquake in history — the Parkfield quake, which shook parts of California last week. Will the data collected from the recent quake lead to better quake prediction?

Guests:

William L. Ellsworth, chief scientist, Earthquake Hazards Team, U.S. Geological Survey.